Definition of Pimples

1. Noun. (plural of pimple) ¹



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Definition of Pimples

1. pimple [n] - See also: pimple

Medical Definition of Pimples

1. Oil (sebaceous) glands infected with bacteria, resulting in an inflamed area with pus formation. Pimples are due to overactivity of the oil glands located at the base of the hair follicles, especially on the face, back, chest, and shoulders. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pimples

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pimp slaps
pimp up
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pimped out
pimpernel
pimpernels
pimpillo
pimpinel
pimping out
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pimple
pimpled
pimplelike
pimples (current term)
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pimpliest
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pimpmobile
pimpmobiles
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pimps out
pimpship
pimpy
pin
pin-eyed

Literary usage of Pimples

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1. The Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of by Timothy Field Allen (1879)
"—Some pimples on the shoulders and forehead (thirty-second ... A large pimple on right cheek (third day); many pimples on face (sixth day),"*.—[3430. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine by George Bacon Wood (1866)
"... pimples irregularly dispersed, with occasional specs or patches of redness without elevation, and sometimes a few small vesicles, especially on the ..."

3. Perfect Womanhood for Maidens--wives--mothers: A Book Giving Full by Mary Ries Melendy (1903)
"pimples or blotches must nevei be irritated; keep the skin clean, ... pimples ON THE FACE—HOW CURED Hard red pimples are a common and an obstinate affection ..."

4. Keeping in Condition: A Handbook on Training for Older Boys by Harry Hascall Moore (1915)
"pimples. — Many boys pass through a period in their lives in which they are annoyed by pimples on the face and other parts of the body. ..."

5. Modern American Tanning: A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Leather (1902)
"White scum or pimples are very disagreeable when they appear. ... The pimples in mill stuffed leather can be prevented by doing away with the use of oil in ..."

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